Monthly Archives: January 2014

WHAT’S THE BIG FUSS ABOUT THE NEW YEAR?

We are thirty days into the new year, 2014, and little seems to have changed, and little will. Christmas came and went, and I am yet to understand all the commotion about it — poor people getting into debt buying … Continue reading

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RWANDA’S MEDIA CRITICS: A recycled tired nobodys

Since the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi that will be commemorated this April, there has been an ever-growing bunch of critics and alleged Rwanda experts. And these so-called Rwanda experts, mostly from Western countries, know very little about Rwanda. I dare … Continue reading

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POPE FRANCIS FAILS THE TEST: Words, simply not enough

When Francis became the 266th. Pope, there was talk that this well spoken and popular Argentinian would change the corrupt culture at the Vatican. At issue was the Vatican’s position on gay rights, and the decades-long protection of bishops and … Continue reading

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PRESIDENT MUSEVENI LAMBASTS “HUTU POWER”

President Museveni, speaking as the outgoing Chair of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) in Luanda, Angola pointed out the conflicts that have afflicted the region, namely the colonial manipulation of indigenous castes which resulted in the … Continue reading

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SUDANESE PEACE TALKS HELD IN A NIGHTCLUB: This is a first

When you think you have heard the most ridiculous news out of Africa, in comes a new one. And the latest, if it wasn’t true, would be very funny. While hundreds of civilians and combatants are being killed, and the … Continue reading

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ARIEL SHARON IS DEAD – but few tears, if any, are shed in the Gaza Strip

Former Israeli PM, Ariel Sharon, 85, who went into a coma in 2006, thus ending his reign has finally died. There is no sorrow among Palestinians, and none is detected across the Arab world. Out of decency, his enemies in … Continue reading

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AFRICA’S FLAWED AND FAILING GIANTS:Egypt,Libya,Sudan and DRC

When the Arab Spring swept mostly Arab nations in North Africa, there seemed to be hope that this was a blessing in disguise that a New Democratic spirit was going to prevail on the Continent. It has not come to … Continue reading

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